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Municipal Open Air Fire Ban In Affect

Municipal Open Air Burning (Fire) Ban Issued

Township of Chatsworth, June 7, 2023 – For Immediate Release

An Open-Air Burning ban has been issued for the Township of Chatsworth on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, and is in effect until further notice. This ban includes all open-air burning.
All issued Burn Permits are suspended at this time. Permits will be reinstated once the ban is lifted.
The Fire Ban includes campfires, agricultural burns, and open air burning of any kind.
This ban is issued under Municipal By –Law 2021-40, Sentence 2.3

“Notwithstanding the conditions in this By-law in which Open Air Burning is approved,
the Fire Chief or Chief Fire Official or designate, shall have the authority to issue a
burn ban under the conditions of drought, pandemic, state of emergency which would.
supersede all approvals to conduct Open Air Burning in accordance with this By-law.
The Chief Fire Official, should weather conditions or circumstances require such action, may issue a Total Fire Ban and no person shall set a fire or allow a fire to burn.”

Further Information will be provided as it becomes available.

Contact:
Township of Chatsworth Fire Department Administration:
Monday thru Friday – 8:30am to 3:00pm 519-794-3188

Email: firedept@chatsworth.ca

Mike Givens, Fire Chief/CFPO/CEMC
Township of Chatsworth
519-794-3188
mike.givens@chatsworth.ca

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